NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SkylineDx said today that it is collaborating with the Mayo Clinic to develop new diagnostic tests to improve clinical decision-making for melanoma patients.

The company said that it is lending its expertise in informatics to help optimize and further develop an algorithm — originally discovered and developed by Mayo Clinic dermatologist Alexander Meves — that identifies risk factors associated with metastasis.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.